Category Archives: MBA

Haier’s boss surprises his acquired US employees – Bill Fischer

When Haier took over GE’s Appliances, US management feared the future. But the Chinese takeover is very different from the American style, they discovered. Western firms are victim of their traditional viewpoints, tells IMD-professor Bill Fischer, who studied Haier’s very different corporate style, to AP.

IPO ‘People’s Daily’ no surprise – Jeremy Goldkorn

The announcement the People’s Daily, the daily newspaper of the Communist Party, is going – at least partially – public did not come as a surprise to media watcher Jeremy Goldkorn from Beijing, he tells AFP.

Foreign managers increasingly hired in China – Bill Fischer

Bill Fischer by  Fantake via Flickr The chances of foreign managers to get hired in China, even for Chinese firms, increases, but on the condition they speak Chinese, says IMD-professor…

Joining Marshall USC in Shanghai – John van Fleet

John van Fleet by Fantake via Flickr John D. van Fleet has this month joined the Marshall University of South California as their Assistant Dean and Executive Director at their…

Ma, Jason L.

CEO & Chief Mentor of ThreeEQ, Author of “Young Leaders 3.0”, Member of the B20 for the G20, Speaker & Member of the Global Advisory Council of the World Chinese Economic Summit
Travels from Palo Alto, CA

Rein, Shaun

Shaun Rein is the Managing Director of the China Market Research Group, the world’s leading strategic market intelligence firm focused on China. He is one of the world’s recognized thought leaders on strategy consulting in China. In 2012 he published the bestseller “The End of Cheap China.” He travels from Shanghai.

Fischer, Bill

Bill Fischer is a Professor at the International Institute for Management Development in Lausanne, Switzerland, where he specializes in issues relating to corporate strategy, particularly in technology-related organizations, and in the management of operations and technology, as well. He is former dean of CEIBS in Shanghai. In 2012 Bill Fischer co-published The Idea Hunter: How to Find the Best Ideas and Make them Happen. He travels from Lausanne, Switzerland